Journal


December 3, 2014

Retail: Open in Costa Mesa, Apolis: OC Marketplace

Retail: Open in Costa Mesa, Apolis: OC Marketplace

On November 13th we were proud to host the opening reception of Costa Mesa's Apolis: Orange Country Marketplace inside Cloth&Metal, part of the new retail concept, OC Mix.

November 20, 2014

Film: Apolis: Peru Project

Film: Apolis: Peru Project

With today's release of our Alpaca Travel Kit we wanted to share a short film of the behind-the-scenes process of co-creating our Alpaca collection with our manufacturing partner in Lima, Peru.

November 15, 2014

Field Tested: Obstruction Point

Field Tested: Obstruction Point

Just before arriving at the Hurricane Ridge visitors center there's a seldom taken 8.5 mile dirt road that leads to the highest stretch of maintained trail in the Olympic Mountains.

November 13, 2014

Travel: Mexico Expedition - Day Five

Travel: Mexico Expedition - Day Five

After an exhausting routine of over 1,000 miles of traveling a day, we woke up to a Sunday morning in Mexico’s capital, D.F., the federal district.

November 11, 2014

Travel: Mexico Expedition - Day Four

Travel: Mexico Expedition - Day Four

Over the years of traveling we have periodically hitch hiked and every once in awhile we’ll pick up hitch hikers. 

November 9, 2014

Travel: Mexico Expedition - Day Three

Travel: Mexico Expedition - Day Three

Lacking sleep and traveling between four Mexican cities in five days - your bound to make mistakes. 

November 7, 2014

Travel: Mexico Expedition - Day Two

Travel: Mexico Expedition - Day Two

We spent the morning in Monterrey enjoying huevos and jamón at Hotel Habita MTY and then raced through the pouring rain to the airport for a domestic flight to Oaxaca, southern Mexico.

November 5, 2014

Travel: Mexico Expedition - Day One

Travel: Mexico Expedition - Day One

After a seven hour red-eye commute to Monterrey, a few caffeinated beverages and some broken Spanish, we arrived to Monterrey’s Gen Mariano Escobedo Airport with a welcoming of a mild 65-degree rain and a buenos días from our cab driver! 

November 4, 2014

Preview: Mexico Expedition

Preview: Mexico Expedition

Every season, we partner with a developing country to create a travel documentary that celebrates the heritage of a country and highlights the manufacturing process of our season’s key product.

October 30, 2014

Film: Apolis + The Venture, Behind-the-Scenes

Film: Apolis + The Venture, Behind-the-Scenes

In 2004, we began this journey with a simple and perhaps naive, idea: the idea that people could live better lives if they were given opportunity, a chance to practice their trade, gain employment and determine their own future.

October 28, 2014

People: Alan Koch, Architect

People: Alan Koch, Architect

Over the past six months we have enjoyed getting to know Alan Koch, Apolis Nomad & Los Angeles architect.

September 28, 2014

Film: Seattle Reception, Apolis: Nomad Market

Film: Seattle Reception, Apolis: Nomad Market

We're proud to share a short film showcasing the highlights from our September 10th opening reception of our traveling installation Apolis: Nomad Market inside our Seattle retail partner, Glasswing Shop.

September 17, 2014

Retail: Open in Seattle, Apolis: Nomad Market

Retail: Open in Seattle, Apolis: Nomad Market

On September 10th we were proud to host the opening reception of Seattle’s Apolis: Nomad Market inside Glasswing Shop.

September 16, 2014

Film: Design and Community, Apolis: Common Gallery

Film: Design and Community, Apolis: Common Gallery

Since we opened the doors of Apolis: Common Gallery, our first regionally-branded Apolis retail space in November 2011, we’ve hosted regular Global Citizen gatherings and recently we started our speaking series.

September 14, 2014

Retail: Seattle, Regional 'Local + Global' Partnership

Retail: Seattle, Regional 'Local + Global' Partnership

We are privileged to feature the Seattle Market Bag, exclusively sold at Glasswing & to announce our second citywide market bag giveaway.